USA vs Colombia: International friendly - how and where to watch - times, TV, online
All the information you need on how, when and where to watch the international friendly between the USWNT and Colombia on 22 January 2021.
On Monday we watched as the US Women's National Team returned to action on home soil after 313 days. That match was the first of a double-header against Colombia - which ended in a 4-0 victory for the hosts and included a Sam Mewis hat-trick - and tonight sees the two sides go at it again.
USA vs Colombia: part two
Officially Friday ✔️— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) January 22, 2021
Officially Game Day ✔️ pic.twitter.com/NrzQMBQS9f
Before this pair of games, these two sides hadn't faced each other since the 2016 Olympics. Despite losing their opening two games, against France and New Zealand, Colombia came away with a very respectable 2-2 draw against the US team.
The USWNT currently top FIFA's list of world rankings while Colombia sit 26th although are second in the equivalent CONMEBOL ranking. US head coach Vlatko Andonovski comes into this game with an enviable record of 12 wins out of 12.
From playing with the boys growing up in Brazil to earning her first cap with #USWNT, it's been a remarkable journey for @catarinamacario to represent the country she calls home 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/C2peSOmldK— U.S. Soccer WNT (@USWNT) January 21, 2021
Note that these two matches are being played at the same venue for safety reasons given the current pandemic. The match will fall under the comprehensive U.S. Soccer Return to Play Protocols and Guidelines and in accordance with the Concacaf Return to Play Protocols and capacity for each match will be limited to no more than 4,000 ticketed fans.
What time does the USA vs Colombia game start?
The international friendly game between USA and Colombia will be played at the Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida, with a local kick off time of 7 p.m. ET on Friday 22 January 2021.
That is 4 p.m. PT, midnight GMT and 1 a.m. CET (early Saturday morning)
For everywhere else in the world, you can check here what time the game gets underway here.
Where can I watch USA vs Colombia?
If the match is set to be shown in your country, you can see here what channels and/or online platforms will show the US-Colombia clash.
In the US the game is being shown on ESPN2.
USA vs Colombia: AS English live coverage
Of course, there is another way of following all the action and that is via our live coverage here on AS English.
Our very own David Nelson will be building up to kick-off from about an hour before and will bring you all the latest team news, gossip, statistics, images and reaction to complement his minute-by-minute account as it unfolds. There may even be some humour thrown in for good measure too!
USA vs Colombia: squads
USA Women's National Team squad
Goalkeepers (3): Aubrey Bledsoe (Washington Spirit; 0), Jane Campbell (Houston Dash; 3), Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride; 25), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars; 64)
Defenders (10): Alana Cook (Paris Saint-Germain, FRA; 1/0), Abby Dahlkemper (Manchester City, ENG; 62/0), Tierna Davidson (Chicago Red Stars; 26/1), Crystal Dunn (Portland Thorns FC; 105/24), Emily Fox (Racing Louisville FC; 3/0), Ali Krieger (107/1), Kelley O’Hara (Washington Spirit; 132/2), Margaret Purce (Sky Blue FC; 2/0), Becky Sauerbrunn (Portland Thorns FC; 178/0), Emily Sonnett (Washington Spirit; 46/0)
Midfielders (8): Julie Ertz (Chicago Red Stars; 103/20), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC; 86/19), Jaelin Howell (Florida State; 1/0), Rose Lavelle (Manchester City, ENG; 46/13), Catarina Macario (Olympique Lyonnais, FRA; 0/0), Kristie Mewis (Houston Dash; 15/1), Samantha Mewis (Manchester City, ENG; 67/18), Andi Sullivan (Washington Spirit; 16/0)
Forwards (5): Carli Lloyd (Sky Blue FC; 294/123), Mallory Pugh (Chicago Red Stars; 63/18), Megan Rapinoe (OL Reign; 168/52), Sophia Smith (Portland Thorns FC; 1/0), Lynn Williams (North Carolina Courage; 29/9)
Colombia Women's National Team squad
Goalkeepers (3): Natalia Giraldo (América de Cali), Sandra Sepulveda (Independiente Medellín), Valentina Gonzalez (Llaneros F.C.)
Defenders (7): Kelly Ibarguen (Deportivo Cali), Daniela Arias (Junior F.C.), Orianica Velasquez (Junior F.C.), Jorelyn Carabali (Deportivo Cali), Carolina Arias (Deportivo Cali), Kelly Caicedo (Deportivo Cali), Nancy Acosta (Santa Fe)
Midfielders (5): Diana Ospina (Independiente Medellín), Ana Huertas (Santa Fe), Daniela Montoya (Junior F.C.), Maria Camila Reyes (Llaneros F.C.), Jessica Caro (América de Cali)
Forwards (7): Kena Romero (Santa Fe), Gisela Robledo (América de Cali), Catalina Usme (América de Cali), Ingrid Guerra (Deportivo Cali), Manuela Pavi (Deportivo Cali), Linda Caicedo (Deportivo Cali), Liana Salazar (Santa Fe)
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